GalleyCat has a heads-up about a new documentary on Harlan Ellison, Dreams With Sharp Teeth. Fun trailer here.
A new short story by John Updike, “Outage,” is available at the New Yorker‘s Web site.
The Chicago Tribune‘s Books section, which moved to Saturdays as a cost-saving measure last year, has published the winners of its annual Algren Awards for short-story writing. First place goes to Heather E. Goodman‘s “His Dog.”